The homeowners needed plenty of storage in their new addition, so designers took the opportunity to put storage wherever possible. The created an arched TV niche for a visual anchor point to the space, but it also has a storage closet behind it. On either side of the TV niche, nook areas took double duty-the right nook serves as an eating nook and game table, while the left nook is a craft table and a wet bar.
For the final challenge of HGTV Design Star season seven, contestant Britany gave this once design-less living room a makeover. Her placing of the sectional in the center of the room — rather than against the far wall — puts loungers close enough to watch TV or feel the fire's heat.
The TV is mounted above a black cabinet for an entertainment center effect. A red sofa adds a bold pop of color to liven up the black and white color scheme. A pair of chairs provide additional seating. Striped curtains, a mixture of throw pillows and an animal hide rug put the finishing touches in the design.
Ahhh... what a great place to relax! This living space features a lovely brick fireplace, the central focus of the room. Green window treatments and plants and flowers in the room echo the outdoors, creating a natural feel. Put your feet up on the upholstered ottoman while watching TV or just chat and admire the art pieces in the room.
Colors, textures and patterns work together to create a living room that feels put together and complete. Punches of turquoise and orange -- and the horizontally-striped window treatments -- are eye-catching in the otherwise neutral space. Matching wood coffee tables and a woven rug ensure the room feels earthy and comfortable -- perfect for gathering, watching TV or just enjoying a sparkling fire.
Natural sea-inspired art prints, air plants and that amazing juju hat (a favorite!) were our art feature wall in the space. The TV is there but it's not a feature of the room, just a part of it. Italian leather chairs and the low media center with the large midcentury lamp give this room a cool lounge feel. It makes me want to put a record on and make a gin & tonic with extra lime.
Decatur is known for its distinct, historic neighborhoods, eclectic food, and vibrant downtown: it is not known for log cabins. My clients are the owners of this unlikely urban retreat and wanted to design a space that provided a TV-free zone to read, relax, eat, and play games as a family. This angle shows close-ups of the great texture and color we were able to put in there with the vintage rug layered over the jute, the green pillows and the awesome art that made it feel personal and cozy.
Decatur is known for its distinct, historic neighborhoods, eclectic food, and vibrant downtown: it is not known for log cabins. My clients are the owners of this unlikely urban retreat and wanted to design a space that provided a TV-free zone to read, relax, eat, and play games as a family. Red chairs were the pop that this space needed. The table was custom made and can expand for guests. We lined store-bought curtains to make them look higher end and put a roman shade of the same material over the large kitchen sink. It pulls it all together. It's a cabin, yes, but that does not mean every detail needs to be rustic!